Self catering and country cottages in England

Whether you are looking for a cottage in the English countryside or by the coast there is so much to see and do in England. There are many beautiful areas to return to or new ones to explore on a self catering cottage holiday. England is world famous for its beautiful green countryside and pretty villages. Popular areas in England for country cottage holidays include the Cotswolds, the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales and the Peak District to name just a few. England also has a beautiful and diverse coastline, from the white cliffs of Dover to the sandy beaches in the South West, stunning scenery awaits you in coastal parts of England. Which part of England you are looking to visit will depend on your preferences and needs. See our area guide to find out more about holidays in the different parts of England.

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The South West of England tends to be a favourite for self catering holidays whereas beautiful areas such as Suffolk and Norfolk attract people on romantic cottage breaks. Each area of England has its own charms and attractions. Whilst on holiday remember to participate in the English pastime of drinking tea and eating cake. Wherever you go on your self catering holiday in England you will no doubt come across quaint tea shops where you can have a cream tea and take a relaxing break.

England is of course well known for elegant large country houses and English country cottages. If your budget doesnít extend to staying in a large manor house or mansion, you can nevertheless enjoy visiting one of the National Trustís or English Heritage properties on a day out. There are many quaint country cottages in England to choose from ranging from cottages for two to budget family self catering accommodation. You may even find accommodation within a national park or within an area of outstanding natural beauty. There are many options including eco friendly properties and even houseboats.

In terms of activities you can enjoy in England, these include walking, hiking, cycling and horse riding. There are usually ample opportunities for these sorts of activities in the country areas. Some also enjoy golfing and fishing. Others still enjoy shopping and general sightseeing. Do check through cottage details to find out what activities and opportunities are available nearby so you can get the best out of your self catering break. For many an important consideration is which pubs and restaurants are nearby. Owners or agencies can advise you on what attractions are near their cottage and can make recommendations about the best ones to visit to ensure you have an enjoyable cottage holiday.


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The Cotswold Manor Grange with Hot-Tub and Games Barn, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

6 bedroom Cottage, Home Counties.

Nestled on a Cotswold Country Estate, just 20 minutes drive from Oxford, the Cotswold Manor Grange has 6 bedrooms and with a hot tub is a wonderfully relaxing place to stay, ideal for special celebrations, family breaks, weekend breaks, hen parties and stag parties.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £3600 to £5400 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 18 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01993 817212 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Spa House/Austen House, Badminton, Gloucestershire, England

11 bedroom Manor House Wing in Large Country House, South Cotswolds.

The Spa House and Austen House are two holiday homes on the same site which together can sleep up to 30, the Spa House benefits from use of a relaxing indoor swimming pool and hot tub and Austen House has a private hot tub, all just 16 miles from the impressive spa city of Bath.

Special features: free internet access, pool (), indoor hot tub, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £2995 to £5995 per week
Sleeps from 10 to 30 people in 11 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01454 238747 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Farmhouse Family Cottage, Cotswolds, Newent, Gloucestershire, England

4 bedroom Cottage, Cotswolds.

Impressive large holiday farmhouse close to Gloucester, complete with shared outdoor swimming pool and tennis court.

Special features: tennis court.

Price range from £585 to £1385 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 10 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Oakpond Cottages, Briarhill Farm, Whitchurch, Shropshire, England

3 bedroom Farmstay, West Midlands.

Choose from two lovely farm cottages at Oakpond Cottages and enjoy a welcome from the resident pheasants at one of these this award winning traditional country cottages located amongst farmlands on a working farm in Shropshire.

Special features: free internet access, games room, indoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £255 to £650 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone +44 (0)1948 890 245 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Webbington Farm Holiday Cottages, Cheddar, Somerset, England

10 bedroom Farmstay, West Country.

Stay in one of three delightful barn conversions on this Somerset working farm close to the Mendip Hills, shared gardens and the outdoor play area for children make this a great place for families.

Special features: free internet access, indoor hot tub, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £359 to £879 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 23 people in 10 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 02 February 2015 to 27 February 2015; from 01 March 2015 to 10 April 2015; from 12 April 2015 to 17 April 2015;

phone 01934 750207 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Harmony Cottage, Lydney, Gloucestershire, England

5 bedroom Cottage, Cotswolds.

Grade II listed country cottage with 5 bedrooms situated in the heart of the Forest of Dean and benefiting from a games room, hot tub and beautiful gardens.

Special features: games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £1195 to £1800 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 9 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 02 February 2015 to 07 March 2015; from 09 March 2015 to 14 March 2015; from 16 March 2015 to 04 April 2015;

phone 0208 998 4941 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Gamekeeper's Hide on the Colmer Estate, Kingsbridge, Devon, England

2 bedroom Stone-built Cottage, West Country.

Family-friendly holiday cottage sleeping up to 4, located within the prestigious Colmer Estate where excellent shared leisure facilities such as an indoor and outdoor pool, a fishing lake, tennis court and games room are pretty much guaranteed to keep any family entertained.

Special features: pool (There are 2 swiming pools on the Colmer Estate, one indoor heated and an outdoor pool), tennis court, games room.

Price range from £460 to £995.00 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 01 February 2015 to 21 February 2015;
Late availability: from 01 February 2015 to 21 February 2015;

phone 01761 232 771 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Annex Beach Cottage, South Coast, Rustington, Sussex, England

1 bedroom Cottage, South Coast.

Comfortable studio apartment sleeping up to 2 in Sussex, conveniently close to Rustington beach.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £204 to £398 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Long Barn, Taunton, Somerset, England

5 bedroom Barn Conversion, West Country Quantock Hills.

Nestled by the Quantock and Blackdown Hills, this 5 bedroom barn conversion is located close to Exmoor National Park, is 5 star gold award winning and boasts an indoor heated swimming pool, hot tub and games room, perfect for a luxurious West Country holiday.

Special features: free internet access, pool (On site), games room, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £1900 to £4000 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 12 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 02 February 2015 to 13 February 2015; from 23 February 2015 to 02 March 2015; from 06 March 2015 to 09 March 2015;

phone 01823 461508 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Leverets Family Cottage, Cotswolds, Brimpsfield, Gloucestershire, England

2 bedroom Cottage, Cotswolds.

Lovely 2 bedroom barn conversion with ample charm and character with wooden beams and oak floors, discover the gorgeous Cotswold hills, villages and towns on days out whilst on a stay here.

Price range from £317 to £835 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Lakeside Yurt Dogs-welcome Cottage, Cotswolds , Beckford, Worcestershire, England

1 bedroom Yurt, Heart of England.

Ever stayed in a Yurt? Here is the opportunity to experience a stay in a unique self-catering yurt for two people beside a fishing lake in Beckford in a good location for sightseeing in the Cotswolds and Worcestershire; one pet dog is also welcome.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £230 to £410 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Barmoor Retreat Family Cottage, Northumbria, Lowick near holy island, Northumberland, England

3 bedroom Cottage, Northern England.

Have you ever wanted to visit Holy island off the Northumberland coast but never got round to it? Seize the opportunity by renting a three bedroom traditional terraced cottage that accommodates five people in the village of Lowick, with a cosy kitchen with an Aga and a glowing woodburner in the lounge this is a comfortable place to stay; on days out discover the inspirational Northumbrian coastline, castles and even the countryside of the national park.

Price range from £264 to £619 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 5 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Bagenham Farm Cottages, Bridgwater, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Bungalow, South West.

Two dog-friendly country cottages located on a farm in the beautiful Somerset Levels close to the Quantock and Blackdown Hills, these cottages benefit from access to a shared outdoor swimming pool (open in the summer months) and are in an excellent location for wildlife watching and visiting Exmoor Naitonal Park.

Price range from £230 to £560 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 018 2369 8166 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Old Vicarage Dogs-welcome Cottage, Heart Of England , Hay On Wye, Herefordshire, England

2 bedroom Cottage, Heart of England.

Two bedroom Grade II listed holiday cottage which is both family-friendly and dog-friendly, located within the charming medieval village of Clyro near to Hay on Wye, discover the Wye Valley and Brecon Beacons National Park from this comfortable cottage base.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £330 to £511 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Stone Barn, Holsworthy, Devon, England

5 bedroom Large Country House, West Devon.

Luxurious five bedroom eco-friendly barn conversion with private enclosed garden and easy access to award winning nature trails (Devon Wildlife Trust gold award winning nature trails), this high quality holiday property is both family-friendly and dog-friendly.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £600 to £2350 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 12 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 02 February 2015 to 20 March 2015; from 23 March 2015 to 03 April 2015; from 10 April 2015 to 17 April 2015;

phone 01409253093 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Kingfisher Lodge, Wroxham, Norfolk, England

3 bedroom Chalet, East Anglia.

Lovely three bedroom holiday chalet in Norfolk right by the waterside with verandah, garden, river views and own dinghy.

Price range from £420 to £945 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4 star)

phone +44(0)1603782309 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Manor Lodge Family Cottage, Cumbria & The Lake District, Bullgill, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, England

2 bedroom Cottage, The Lake District and Cumbria.

Two bedroom family-friendly holiday home nestled in beautiful gardens within the grounds of a Country House just a short walk from Kirkby Stephen.

Price range from £270 to £473 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Mendham Mill - the house over a river, Mendham, Harleston, Norfolk, England

9 bedroom Cottage Complex, Norfolk Suffolk border .

Nestled in a beautiful valley and surrounded by over 250 acres of water meadows in the grounds of one of Englandís most historic watermills, these four award winning cottages even have a rowing boat and canoes on site to fully experience the beauty and serenity of this picturesque river valley.

Special features: free internet access, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £400 to £1400 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 18 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01379 855 282 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Rockpool Dogs Welcome Cottage, Northumbria, Beadnell, Northumberland, England

1 bedroom Cottage, Northumbria.

One bedroom holiday bungalow with light and airy interior, situated less than a mile from Beadnell Bay beach with its golden sands and sand dunes, this could be a great base from which to discover the stunning Northumbria coastline.

Price range from £234 to £455 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Swallows Manor, Sturminster Marshall, Dorset, England

8 bedroom Cottage, The Blackmore Vale.

Wonderful 8 bedroom mansion house with private indoor heated swimming pool and games room, ideal for large families or big groups.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £1600 to £3500 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 19 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01747811243 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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